The Black Hole Initiative (BHI) is an interdisciplinary center at Harvard University involving a collaboration between Principal Investigators (PIs) from the fields of Astronomy (Sheperd Doeleman, Avi Loeb and Ramesh Narayan), Physics (Andrew Strominger), Mathematics (Shing-Tung Yau) and Philosophy (Peter Galison).
The BHI is the first center worldwide to focus on the study of black holes. The BHI is the first center worldwide to focus on the study of black holes, and as such it offers a unique naming opportunity for potential donors.
Founding Director, Black Hole Initiative
Frank B. Baird Jr. Professor of Science, Harvard University
Chair, Harvard Astronomy Department
Professor Loeb has published more than five hundred and fifty papers on a broad range of research areas in theoretical astrophysics and cosmology